06 August

Money On The Hoof And In The Ground

Money on the Hoof and In the Ground Originally written and published December 31, 2016 I’m a strong advocate of Dave Ramsey’s money system. Especially keeping a emergency fund of at least $1,000. But, what if you exhaust your emergency …

06 August

Homesteading And Neighbors

Originally written and Published January 28, 2017 On a farm, ranch or homestead, believe it or not, it is extremely important to maintain a good relationship with everyone in your neighborhood. A few years ago, a co-worker of mine told …

06 August

The Lively Homestead

The Lively Homestead Originally written and published February 13, 2017 I know it has been two, nearly three weeks since my last post. I am sorry about that. Life on the homestead got very busy. Two weeks ago, these lovelies …

06 August

The Newest Bottle Baby

The Newest Bottle Baby Written and originally published February 15, 2017 This is Brisket. As I mentioned two days ago, aside from the lamb and the kids, we’ve acquired a calf. Last November, we had just sent our steer off …

21 July

Dreaming Of Ducks

Dreaming Of Ducks    My love of poultry started when I was about three years old when a family in Tlautlauquitepec, Puebla, gave me a pet chicken that I named Miss Bopper. Most of my family’s chickens were used for …

17 July

Why Do I Homestead?

Why Do I Homestead? The other day, I was thinking about why I chose to come back to the homestead after college, and work alongside my parents. I moved away for a while after college because I wanted to become …

20 June

Turkey Season on the Homestead

Turkey Season On The Homestead It’s turkey season on the homestead. Not in the way that most of you would assume I mean when I say it’s turkey season, although if I remember correctly it is also turkey hunting season. …

20 June

Frankenstein Bug

The Frankenstein Bug In 2011, I started working a night shift job. One night, I was cleaning as usual, when I encountered a bug that looked like it had been through a nuclear attack. The Frankenstein bug. This sucker had …

20 June

Good Snakes

The Good Snake I am not a fan of snakes. But even I have to admit there are good snakes, and I am working on overcoming the fear of snakes. A few weeks ago we spotted one on the farm …